High-Build Coatings Nanuet NY

High-build coatings are much more than paint over concrete block or other concrete surfaces in Nanuet. They are high-tech products characterized by properties such as resistance to wind-driven rain, chalking and checking after weathering, high ultimate (breaking) elongation, elongation recovery and crack bridging capability, and water vapor permeability.

Local Companies

K B Masonry LLC
(973) 831-0018
58 Townsend Road
Wanaque, NJ
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(607) 324-7174
RR 21
Hornell, NY
Nyi Building Products
(631) 242-4369
20 Evergreen Pl
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(315) 675-3589
247 County Route 17
Bernhards Bay, NY
Advantage Wholesale Supply
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962 Washington Ave
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E C Hufnagel Landscaping Inc
(201) 869-5680
51 Broad Ave Apt 1
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T & K Hardware & Home Center
(315) 258-9481
76 State St
Auburn, NY
Brown Builders Supply Co
(516) 488-2700
1700 Plaza Ave
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Smith Lumber & Hardware Center
(585) 346-5705
5833 Big Tree Rd
Lakeville, NY

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Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: May 1, 2007

By Lorella Angelini

High-build coatings are much more than paint over concrete block or other concrete surfaces. They are high-tech products characterized by properties such as resistance to wind-driven rain, chalking and checking after weathering, high ultimate (breaking) elongation, elongation recovery and crack bridging capability, and water vapor permeability.

This article focuses on the benefits in using high-build coatings as surface treatments over concrete, points out their unique performance properties, and explains applicable ASTM test methods.

Coatings vs. paints
Graph illustrates the relationship between temperature and thickness, with the thin elastomeric coating breaking at the maximum crack extension in cold temperatures.

At a glance, acrylic high-build coatings are often mistaken for ordinary paints. They come in a pail, are applied on the wall by roll or spray, and are available in a variety of colors, either directly from the factory or tinted at the local distributor. However, the similarities end here.

High-build coatings are generally applied in one or two coats to a total dry film of 10 mils to 15 mils, while ordinary paints have average thicknesses from 3 mils to 5 mils. The difference in thickness is directly related to the viscosity of the two materials and their percent of solids. High-build coatings contain about 50% solids by volume, versus 30% for ordinary products.

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